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Securing your Docker containers

One of the many challenges when building an application is ensuring that it's secure. Whether you're storing hashed passwords, sanitizing user inputs, or even just constantly updating package...

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You’re invited: join us for our annual after party at Monitorama

It’s that time of year again — Monitorama is right around the corner, and that means so is our annual after party! Join us on June 4, 2019 at 5:00pm at Backwoods Brewing Company in Portland.

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Infrastructure as code: testing and monitoring

In my last post, I talked about the evolution of infrastructure as code and its role in modern software development. To recap, let's take a quick look back at what an IaC process establishes: in a...

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Chef automation for infrastructure management

Infrastructure management has come a long way. (Mostly) gone are the days of manual configurations and deployments, when using SSH in a “for” loop was a perfectly reasonable way to execute server...

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Dear Boss: here’s why I should attend Sensu Summit 2019

In case you missed it, we announced Sensu Summit 2019! This year’s event will be held September 9-10, 2019 at Revolution Hall, a historic landmark in southeast Portland. Not only will you learn...

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Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 3: Sensu + Prometheus

This is part 3 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes. Check out parts 1, 2 and 4.

In part 1 of this series, we discuss the rise of Kubernetes and Docker for containerization and container...

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Understanding RBAC in Sensu Go

Regulating access to resources is a fundamental measure for enterprises to ensure the security and reliability of a system. The last thing you need is a stolen or weak password to give up the keys...

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Infrastructure as code: evolution and practice

This blog post was first published in The New Stack

As infrastructure has evolved and matured over the last decade, the way in which we build and deploy that infrastructure has — for the most...

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Self-service monitoring checks in Sensu Go

Now that we’ve officially launched Sensu Go and announced the EOL schedule for Sensu 1.x, I want to address some of the ways in which we’re either ensuring backwards compatibility between Sensu...

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Sensu Go is here!

Sensu Go is here!

Today is the day: Sensu Go is now in General Availability (GA)! Sensu Go features human-centered design by making it easier to use Sensu; we went from operations...

Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

This is part 2 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes. Check out parts 1, 3, and 4.

In part 1 of this series, I discussed the rise of microservice architecture and the...

Monitoring Kubernetes, part 1: the challenges + data sources

Monitoring Kubernetes, part 1: the challenges + data sources

This is part 1 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes. Check out parts 2, 3 and 4.

Our industry has long been relying on microservice-based architecture to deliver...

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